Download e-book for iPad: At Odds in the World: Essays on Jewish Canadian Women by Ruth Panofsky,Ruth Panofskyitor

By Ruth Panofsky,Ruth Panofskyitor

ISBN-10: 0980882249

ISBN-13: 9780980882247

At Odds on this planet: Essays on Jewish Canadian ladies Writers brings jointly a chain of essays by means of Ruth Panofsky that probe the articulation of Jewishness and femaleness throughout the lens of literature. exhibiting how lady Jewish id is developed in Canadian prose works that span the years 1956 to 2004, jointly the essays communicate to the writers’ preoccupation with cultural id and unearth a literary portrait of ways it feels to be Jewish, Canadian, and feminine in a global, either new and outdated, that regularly is opposed and unaccommodating. Seven authors are represented here—Miriam Waddington, Adele Wiseman, Helen Weinzweig, Fredelle Bruser Maynard and her daughter Joyce Maynard, Nora Gold, and Lilian Nattel. every one author seeks to enquire the intersecting complexities of her id as a Canadian, a Jew, and a girl, in addition to to critique triumphing notions of Canada as a rustic that embraces humans of all faiths, of Judaism as open to woman participation, and of Jewish ladies as submissive inside of marriage.

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